Rabat, Aug. 20 -- Social media has been alight recently with complaints of restaurants, bars and hotels overcharging in Morocco, particularly in the North, where tourism is rife during the summer season.

Moroccans are taking to social media to share photos of receipts with shocking prices. One receipt, in particular, is raising eyebrows, showing a bill of over MAD 5000 from L'Orizon, a seafood restaurant in M'diq, a Mediterranean town in between Ceuta and Tetouan.

Another bill from the same restaurant, this time for MAD 1245, is also making rounds on the internet. The picture was posted on Facebook by Jawad Chafik, a member of the Socialist Union of Popular Forces in the Moroccan Parliament.

In his post, Chafik warned others against th...